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~ results-driven leader specializing in manufacturing/production management eager to contribute substantial expertise in driving operations, facilitating cost-effective/timely projects, and building high-performance teams toward actively supporting the employer in maximizing operational and financial performance. ~
superior blend of technical/hands-on experience with production management proficiency; equally adept at supervising, training, and managing personnel. extensive background in the automotive industry.
exemplary mechanical and engineering aptitude, troubleshooting skills, team-building talents, and commitment to efficiency, productivity, and quality control.
forges, nurtures and maintains top-notch relationships with customers and vendors.
leverages financial acumen to control budgets and costs, steer planning for capital expenditures, perform complex program quoting, manage procurement, and negotiate pricing.
extensive expertise in tooling, prototype processes, and multi-project management from quote through manufacturing.
seamlessly collaborates with all departments to expeditiously complete projects, applying well-honed prioritization skills to manage production scheduling in adherence to deadlines and customer expectations.
advanced knowledge of manufacturing equipment (edm, cnc, milling and grinding equipment, molding presses) as well as materials such as thermal plastic engineering resins and steel.
self-employed, 2001 to 2008
tooling / manufacturing consultant
- source and serve as broker for mold tooling and related auxiliary equipment for injection molding.
- demonstrate strong decision-making abilities as contributor to vendor selection process.
- provide consulting guidance upon reviewing mold and tooling designs, meticulously monitor project progress, and practice vigilant follow-up upon product launch and production approval.
itw impro, mokena, il, 1982 to 2001
steadily advanced through series of promotions with $42m international manufacturer of fastening devices, specializing in insert molded products.
tooling / manufacturing manager
spearheaded all mold design and repair facility-wide as well as new product development from quote to prototype, production, and market release.
accurately interpreted complex blueprints and assembly drawings critical to achieving quality control.
proactively teamed with engineering department in troubleshooting, analyzing, and swiftly resolving design and production problems.
leveraged outstanding talents in project management and coordinating seamless development of tooling and prototypes for assembly and testing.
contributed dynamic leadership and human resource management skills toward effectively training, supervising and mentoring staff to ensure optimal performance; promoted a collaborative team environment conducive to boosting productivity, quality and bottom-line profitability of operations.
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professional experience continued
prioritized and devised schedules in accordance with current and forecasted workloads.
- cost-effectively managed departmental budget of $170k for tooling, labor, and supplies.
- navigated complete purchasing process encompassing quote solicitation from tooling vendors, and contract negotiations for materials, molds and equipment.
earlier roles with itw impro included prototype supervisor and mold maker at frankfort, il location, 1982 to 1989.
education / professional development
fred pryor seminars:
how to keep customers
how to work with people
how to get things done
how to turn your work group into a winning team
career track seminars:
getting things done
how to work with difficult people
associate s degree in toolmaking, thornton community college,
board member, mechanical production technology & industrial maintenance advisory committee, joliet junior college, joliet, il, 1996 to 1997
military service: vietnam veteran / us army corps of engineers
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